Announcing the Tasmanian Architecture Award Winners

Architecture

While Tasmania has occasionally been left of the map (honestly, there is a whole Wikipedia page dedicated to documenting these – the winners are impossible to overlook.

The prestigious accolades were announced on Saturday, July 7th, highlighting the exceptional calibre of local architectural practice.

Scroll through the winning residential properties below, for some Tuesday afternoon daydreaming.

10th July, 2018

Elms House by . Photo – 

krakani lumi by with the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania
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krakani lumi by with the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania
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krakani lumi by with the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania
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Mawhera Extension by . Photo – .

Mawhera Extension by . Photo – .

Mawhera Extension by . Photo – .

luwa, by with the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania
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luwa, by with the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania
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luwa, by with the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania
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Bruny Island Hideaway by . Photo – Rob Maver.

Bruny Island Hideaway by . Photo – Rob Maver.

Bruny Island Hideaway by . Photo – Rob Maver.

Willisdene House by . Photo – 

Lucy Feagins
Tuesday 10th July 2018

The Tasmanian Architecture Awards were announced on Saturday, presenting 21 awards and commendations from a record 43 entries.

Excitingly, many of the winners were emerging Tasmanian practices, which Jury Chair Todd Henderson describes as reflecting the ‘depth and breadth of our young talent.’ He explained that ‘our architects have the ability to create iconic Tasmanian architecture that sits comfortably in its context, and their contribution to our built environment and tourism industry is invaluable.’

Honestly, if this is what up-and-coming practices design, we can’t wait to see what’s to come from Tassie-based design practices into the future.

Enjoy an afternoon work break to bask in some of the impressive winners – including the Hideaway Cabin from which we toured in-depth yesterday!

 

Residential Architecture – Houses (Alterations & Additions)

The Edith Emery Award

Mawhera Extension |

Commendation

Willisdene House |

 

Residential Architecture – Houses (New)

The Esmond Dorney Award

Bruny Island Hideaway |

Award

Elms House |

 

Small Project Architecture

The Peter Willmott Award

krakani lumi | with the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania

Award

Kangaroo Bay Pavilion |

Award

Triabunna Gatehouse |

 

Sustainable Architecture

The Barry McNeill Award

Bruny Island Hideaway | Maguire + Devine Architects

 

Heritage

The Roy Sharrington Smith Award

luwa | with the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania

 

To view all the awards and commendations across all categories (including Urban design, Commercial Architecture, Educational Architecture and more) visit the

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